Wanda Young Peppers, age 61 of Burnsville, transitioned from this Earthly life Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 at Mission Hospital in Asheville. She was a daughter of the late Hubert Young and Polly Jackson Young of Burnsville. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Vivian Bolding.
Wanda retired from the Yancey County School System as a Teacher’s Assistant after 25 years. She managed The Crazy Daisy and also worked with CVS for several years. She was a volunteer with Hospice of Yancey County and the Family Violence Coalition.
In addition to her mother, surviving is a sister, Donna Young of Greensboro; her daughter, Whitley Ann Peppers of Burnsville; granddaughter, Kynleigh Peppers; nephews: Ryan Alston and wife “Quana” and DeSean Alston; two great nieces, Nyla and Ari Alston; a special cousin, Joey Shade and wife Jackie; and special aunt, Gwen Shade Griffith.
Services will be held Saturday, April 24th in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Due to COVID–19, the family will have a walk–through visitation one hour prior to service time. The family requests that all attendants wear a face covering/mask and practice social distancing. Dr. Chris Morgan and Rev. Richard Blanton will officiate. Burial will take place in the Marietta Adkins Cemetery in Burnsville.
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is respectfully serving the Young family.
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